High Cholesterol Diet Guidelines

By EatingWell Editors

What you can do to lower your cholesterol for better heart health.

"you may want to explain the math further on the saturated fat section. you have it listed as 7% of 2000 calorie diet which comes to 140 calories this is 15.5 grams by dividing by 9 (9 calories for each gram of fat) "

Keep weight in check

Along with a healthy diet, regular physical activity can help to improve blood cholesterol levels too. It’s especially important to lose weight if you have a cluster of risk factors for metabolic syndrome and obesity-related conditions (e.g., heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes). Risk factors include high triglycerides and/or low HDL levels, you are overweight and a waist measurement more than 40 inches (men) or 35 inches (women).

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